Master your Minecraft
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Tour our stores

Health and Medicine
Disability


There are 549 books in this aisle.
Browse the aisle by Title | by Author | by Price
See recently arrived used books in this aisle.

Featured Titles in Health and Medicine - Disability
Page 1 of 28 next

Far from the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity
Far from the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity
by Andrew Solomon
Staff Pick
Andrew Solomon's gorgeous prose is always a pleasure, and this book, 10 years in the making, is his masterpiece. With empathy and grace, Far from the Tree explores the lives of people who are significantly different from their parents and often the rest... (read more)

Your price: $21.50
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The Diving Bell and the Butterfly: A Memoir of Life in Death
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly: A Memoir of Life in Death
by Jean Dominiqu Bauby
Publisher Comments
In 1995, Jean-Dominique Bauby was the editor-in-chief of French Elle, the father of two young childen, a 44-year-old man known and loved for his wit, his style, and his impassioned approach to life. By the end of the year he was also the victim of a rare... (read more)

List Price $14.00
Your price: $5.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Mask of Benevolence : Disabling the Deaf Community ((Rev)99 Edition)
Mask of Benevolence : Disabling the Deaf Community ((Rev)99 Edition)
by Harlan L. Lane
Publisher Comments
A look at the gulf that separates the deaf minority from the hearing world, this book sheds light on the mistreatment of the deaf community by a hearing establishment that resists understanding and awareness. Critically acclaimed as a breakthrough when... (read more)

List Price $12.95
Your price: $10.00
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The Soloist: A Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music
The Soloist: A Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music
by Steve Lopez
Publisher Comments
Now a major motion picture-"An intimate portrait of mental illness, of atrocious social neglect, and the struggle to resurrect a fallen prodigy." (Mark Bowden, author of Black Hawk Down) This is the true story of journalist Steve Lopez's... (read more)

List Price $15.00
Your price: $1.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


One of Us: Conjoined Twins and the Future of Normal
One of Us: Conjoined Twins and the Future of Normal
by Alice Domurat Dreger
Publisher Comments
Honorable Mention, 2005 Gustavus Myers Center Outstanding Book Award, Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human... (read more)

Your price: $21.50
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Nothing About Us Without Us : Disability Oppression and Empowerment (98 Edition)
Nothing About Us Without Us : Disability Oppression and Empowerment (98 Edition)
by James Charlton
Publisher Comments
Charlton, whose political activism dates back to long before he sustained a spinal cord injury in 1977, and which has continued as involvement in the disability rights movement ever since, combines personal experience, cultural analysis, and political... (read more)

List Price $38.50
Your price: $23.00
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Disability : Social - Pollitical - Ethical (09 Edition)
Disability : Social - Pollitical - Ethical (09 Edition)
by Robert M Baird
Publisher Comments
What is it like to experience disability? What are the prevailing cultural attitudes toward those who experience disability? How do social norms and public policies affect those experiencing disability? This book provides a vivid and concrete... (read more)

List Price $18.99
Your price: $10.00
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Claiming Disability : Knowledge and Identity (98 Edition)
Claiming Disability : Knowledge and Identity (98 Edition)
by Simi Linton
Publisher Comments
"Long overdue, Claiming Disability both carves out a new field of study, and introduces and educates readers to disability studies as a vibrant space of intellectual work. Linton weaves in and out of disciplines—queer studies, traditional... (read more)

List Price $26.00
Your price: $20.00
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Seeing Voices
Seeing Voices
by Oliver Sacks
Publisher Comments
Like The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, this is a fascinating voyage into a strange and wonderful land, a provocative meditation on communication, biology, adaptation, and culture.  In Seeing Voices, Oliver Sacks turns his attention to the... (read more)

List Price $15.00
Your price: $9.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Talking with Your Hands, Listening with Your Eyes: A Complete Photographic Guide to American Sign Language
Talking with Your Hands, Listening with Your Eyes: A Complete Photographic Guide to American Sign Language
by Gabriel Grayson
Publisher Comments
After English and Spanish, it is the third most common language in North America. Over 22 million people use it daily to communicate. It has its own beauty, its own unmistakable form, and its own inherent culture. It is American Sign Language (ASL), the... (read more)

Your price: $26.95
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The Body and Physical Difference: Discourses of Disability (Body, in Theory: Histories)
The Body and Physical Difference: Discourses of Disability (Body, in Theory: Histories)
by David Mitchell
Publisher Comments
For years the subject of human disability has engaged those in the biological, social and cognitive sciences, while at the same time, it has been curiously neglected within the humanities. The Body and Physical Difference seeks to introduce the field of... (read more)

Your price: $44.50
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


A Guide to Mental Health for Families and Carers of People with Intellectual Disabilities
A Guide to Mental Health for Families and Carers of People with Intellectual Disabilities
by Geraldine Holt
Book News Annotation
Holt, a consultant psychiatrist in learning disabilities in the UK, outlines a range of signs and symptoms of mental health problems that can impact people with intellectual disabilities, in this introduction for families and others who care for... (read more)

Your price: $42.25
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The Deaf History Reader (Gallaudet Classics in Deaf Studies)
The Deaf History Reader (Gallaudet Classics in Deaf Studies)
by John Vickrey Van Cleve
Publisher Comments
The Deaf History Reader presents nine masterful chapters that bring together a remarkably vivid depiction of the varied Deaf experience in America. This collection features the finest scholarship from a noteworthy group of historians, including Reginald... (read more)

Your price: $29.95
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Walk of the Centipede (10 Edition)
Walk of the Centipede (10 Edition)
by Jay Clark
Publisher Comments
A revealing tale of loneliness and camaraderie, dissonance and intimacy with hospital staff, and pain and triumph as one man struggles to reclaim body and spirit after a devastating accident. -Ed Boyd, Ed.D, psychologist and educator Frank Garfunkel... (read more)

List Price $19.95
Your price: $11.00
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Inside Deaf Culture
Inside Deaf Culture
by Carol A. Padden
Publisher Comments
In this absorbing story of the changing life of a community, the authors of Deaf in America reveal historical events and forces that have shaped the ways that Deaf people define themselves today. Inside Deaf Culture relates Deaf people's search for a... (read more)

Your price: $22.50
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The Story of Intellectual Disability: An Evolution of Meaning, Understanding, and Public Perception
The Story of Intellectual Disability: An Evolution of Meaning, Understanding, and Public Perception
by Michael L. (edt) Wehmeyer
Publisher Comments
Accessible, engaging, and filled with contributions by the country's most celebrated disability experts, this fascinating volume skillfully captures how intellectual disability has been understood from prehistoric times to present. Readers will discover... (read more)

Your price: $50.25
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


My Sense of Silence: Memoirs of a Childhood With Deafness (00 Edition)
My Sense of Silence: Memoirs of a Childhood With Deafness (00 Edition)
by Lennard J. Davis
Synopsis
A beautifully told and unique recollection of life as the child of immigrant Jews in the Bronx and as the child of deaf... (read more)

List Price $33.75
Your price: $14.00
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Live Life from the Heart: 52 Weeks to a Life of Passion and Purpose
Live Life from the Heart: 52 Weeks to a Life of Passion and Purpose
by Mark Black
Publisher Comments
Mark has been given twice the gift of life, and this book delivers for both. So doing his teachings justice demands us to think with our hearts as much as our minds and move forward with a passionate and productive life.Tyler Hayden - Author - Livin... (read more)

Your price: $17.95
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Disability Aesthetics (Corporealities: Discourses of Disability)
Disability Aesthetics (Corporealities: Discourses of Disability)
by Tobin Siebers
Publisher Comments
"Disability Aesthetics ambitiously redefines both 'disability' and 'aesthetics,' showing us that disability is central not only to modern art but also to the way we apprehend (and interact with) bodies and buildings. Along the way, Tobin Siebers... (read more)

Your price: $31.75
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Waking: A Memoir of Trauma and Transcendence
Waking: A Memoir of Trauma and Transcendence
by Matthew W Sanford
Publisher Comments
Matt Santford's life and body were irrevocably changed at age 13 on a snowy Iowa road. On that day, his family's car skidded off an overpass, killing Matt's father and sister and leaving him paralysed from the chest down and confined to a wheelchair. His... (read more)

List Price $23.95
Your price: $6.95
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


1 3 4 5 ... 28 next»


Browse the entire aisle:
by Title | by Author | by Price
See recently arrived used books in this aisle.
There are 549 books in this aisle.

This way to more aisles in Health and Medicine
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.